NBC News: Local Democratic AAPI Candidates to Watch in 2016
NBC News features Raja as one of the Asian-American candidates to watch for in the fast-approaching 2016 elections. Original article here.
Raja Krishnamoorthi (Illinois)
Raja Krishnamoorthi is running for U.S. Congress in Illinois, 8th District, U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s current seat. Duckworth is running for U.S. Senate. Krishnamoorthi has experience in both the public and private sectors. He previously served as Illinois’s Deputy Treasurer, Special Assistant Attorney General in the Public Integrity Unit, and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Illinois Housing Development Authority. He was recently endorsed by U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi.